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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:31 am on 6th February 2020.

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Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning Conservative, Hemel Hempstead 10:31 am, 6th February 2020

Christine Jardine alluded to the BBC being responsible for Freeview, but it is not free. People have to pay the tax in order to access other TV channels that are nothing to do with the BBC. The younger generation, who are not represented very well in this Chamber, do not watch the BBC any more, so why should they pay this tax?